Skip to comments.Boston Bombing Chinese Victim Was Involved With Christian Student Ministry
Posted on 04/22/2013 11:20:17 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an inter-denominational student ministry that builds communities across campuses in the U.S., revealed that one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing was involved with their organization.
Chinese national Lingzi Lu, 23, was one of the three people who lost their lives in last week's twin blasts that rocked the Boston Marathon, which also injured more than 170 others.
"(Lu) was involved with the international student ministry we have at Boston University. She attended a retreat that we sponsored last fall. She was friends with people in the InterVarsity International Student ministry with the graduate and faculty side of our work," said InterVarsity National Field Director Greg Jao, according to Mission Network News.
Jao revealed that over 500,000 international students come to U.S. colleges each year.
"Most of them represent the promise of that country's future. The State Department has estimated that 25% of all of the world's future leaders are studying in the United States right now," the field director added. "It's in the mutuality of relationship that you begin to share life together. You begin to share stories together. You have opportunities to share the Gospel together. And all it takes is a simple invitation: 'Would you come and have a meal with me? Would you have coffee at my home?'"
The family of Lu back in China shared in a statement with Boston University that the young student's dream was to come to America to study, and that she had "fallen in love with Boston and its people."
"We are grieving and at a loss for words to describe the pain and sadness we are experiencing following the sudden passing of our dear daughter, Lingzi. She was the joy of our lives. She was a bright and wonderful child. We were thrilled to watch her grow into an intelligent and beautiful young woman. She was a positive role model for many others," the family added.
Boston police and the rest of America are waiting to find out what pushed 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev to commit the crime. While Tamerlan was killed in a shootout with police Thursday night, Dzhokhar is in custody The teen is currently recovering in the hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot to the throat, and may face charges of federal terrorism and state murder.
Seeing as how a Chinese national was killed, it would be nice if the ChiComs actually pressure our government to reveal the truth about what happened.
Wouldn’t it be interesting if they did their own investigation and found some things out.
Prayers to her family.
Very tragic. Pretty young lady. Well, she is with the Lord no and no harm shall ever befall her again and she will live forever and forever.
We will see her again.
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 King James Version (KJV)
13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
Well, she is with the Lord now
Unlike Europe with it’s muslim immigration, many immigrants to the United States in recent years are Christians.
....And a lot of them, Christians fleeing for their very lives against the Muslim onslaught.
AMEN to that!
Rest With Jesus,Miss Lu.